The Effects of Shock Strength on Droplet Breakup

  • Jomela C. Meng
  • Tim Colonius
Conference paper


The breakup of droplets occurs in the combustion of multiphase mixtures and the atomization of liquid jets. Most experiments studying droplet breakup have used the passage of a normal shock to provide a step change to uniform flow conditions


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jomela C. Meng
    • 1
  • Tim Colonius
    • 1
  1. 1.California Institute of TechnologyPasadenaUSA

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